Top 7 New York City Tea Rooms

Enjoy a delicious English afternoon tea at one of these New York City tea rooms, whether you are looking for a special way to spend an afternoon or have a bigger celebration in mind.

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Palm Court at The Plaza Hotel

The Palm Court
Courtesy of Accor Hotels
Address
768 5th Ave, New York, NY 10019, USA
Phone
+1 212-759-3000

If you're looking for a classic afternoon tea experience, you might find just what you're looking for at the Palm Court at the Plaza Hotel. There are several options for afternoon tea at the plaza, including The Classic, The New Yorker, Chocolate Tea (with chocolate fondue!) and Eloise Tea (particularly suited to the younger set.)

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Lady Mendl's Tea Salon

Lady Mendl's Tea Salon
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Address
56 Irving Pl, New York, NY 10003, USA
Phone
+1 212-533-4600

Housed in the elegant Inn at Irving Place, Lady Mendl's tea salon seeks to recreate the Victorian tea experience. Five-course afternoon tea is served daily at select times. Reservations recommended. Space is available for bridal showers, private tea parties, and small weddings.

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Tea & Sympathy

Tea & Sympathy
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Address
108 Greenwich Ave, New York, NY 10011-7741, USA
Phone
+1 212-989-9735

A visit to this Greenwich Village tea room will make you feel like you've been transplanted to Britain -- and that's just what the owners intended. From fish & chips to bangers and mashed, Tea & Sympathy offers a comprehensive taste of Britain, complete with an authentic afternoon tea. Off-site catering available.

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Alice's Tea Cup

Alice's Tea Cup
Courtesy of Alice's Tea Cup
Address
102 W 73rd St, New York, NY 10023, USA
Phone
+1 212-799-3006

Alice's Tea Cup is a great child-friendly tea room choice with three separate locations. Excellent scones, friendly service, and a whimsical design ensure adults will enjoy the experience as well. The menu offers a la carte selections, as well as several afternoon tea service options (available continuously). Children's choices include everything from baby food to after-school snacks and child-friendly sandwiches. Space available for private parties.

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Franchia

Franchia
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Address
12 Park Ave, New York, NY 10016-4307, USA
Phone
+1 212-213-1001

This Korean tea room creates a relaxing oasis in Manhattan. Creative vegetarian cuisine is served, reflecting a combination of Korean, Asian and Western influences. They offer tea service menus for bridal and baby showers.

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The Pembroke Tea Room

Pembroke Room
Courtesy of The Lowell
Address
28 East 63rd Street, at Madison Ave, New York, NY 10065, USA
Phone
+1 212-838-1400

Located in the Lowell Hotel, the Pembroke Tea Room offers visitors classic afternoon tea offerings, as well as a children's tea menu if you've got a special little one sharing tea with you.

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